Rodes Name Meaning

Catalan and Southern French (Rodés): habitational name from any of several places named Rodés, mainly those in El Pallars and El Conflent districts, in northern Catalonia. This has the same origin as Occitan Rodés (Rodez in French), in Avairon department (southern France), which is first recorded in the 6th century in the Latin form Rutensis, apparently from the name of the Gaulish tribal name Ruteni. Catalan: variant of Roda, from Catalan rodes, the plural of roda ‘wheel’. English: variant of Rhodes.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rodas, Rode, Lodes, Rhodes, Roden, Rokes, Hodes, Rodis, Reder, Roder

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Rodes Family Origin

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Rodes Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    15%
  • Basket Maker

    8%
  • Boot Worker

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

In 1881, the most common Rodes occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 15% of Rodes's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Rodes family was Butcher. Coal Miner, Basket Maker and Boot Worker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rodes.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Rodes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rodes in 1953 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rodes

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